Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Friday, 19 September 2014
1959 On July - 23 vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 On this day in history 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 On July - 23 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75 on July - 23.
1964 Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage on July - 23.
1964 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1965 On this day in history beatles "Help" is released in the UK
1966 On this day in history cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
1966 Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!" on this day in history.
1966 On July - 23 donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on this day in history.
1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on July - 23.
1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt
1968 On July - 23 pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 On this day in history race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
1968 On this day in history don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on this day in history.
1971 On July - 23 van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60
1972 On July - 23 eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France
1972 The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on July - 23.
1973 On July - 23 ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1974 On July - 23 greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 On July - 23 mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 On this day in history wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 On July - 23 wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 On July - 23 washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on July - 23.
1978 On July - 23 israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on July - 23.
1979 On July - 23 keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31
1980 Billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya on this day in history.
1980 River of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter on this day in history.